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First American's History Of Strength And Innovation [Video]

By FirstAm Editor on July 24, 2014
As First American celebrates its 125th Anniversary, join us for a look back at highlights from our rich legacy of strength and innovation.
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Topics: Title Insurance, First American

MyFirstAm® Turns Three! [Infographic]

By FirstAm Editor on April 11, 2014

Happy third birthday to our favorite technology, which is “growing up” before our eyes! This year has been a big year for myFirstAm®, First American’s innovative Web portal and mobile app for real estate transactions.

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Topics: Title Insurance, Technology, MyFirstAm

Five Reasons To Fall In Love With MyFirstAm™

By FirstAm Editor on February 12, 2014

February is here, along with all the hearts, chocolates and roses that Cupid tends to send our way this time of year. At First American, what we LOVE most is making the home-buying process easier for buyers, sellers and real estate professionals. That’s why we created myFirstAm.

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Topics: Title Insurance, Technology, MyFirstAm

Ever Feel The Need To Work Easier? [Infographic]

By FirstAm Editor on January 30, 2014

We did. That's why we at First American Title created myFirstAmTM. This convenient platform for real estate transactions gives you powerful information and convenient alerts – wherever you are, on any device. 

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Topics: Title Insurance, Technology, MyFirstAm, Infographic

How Errors In Public Records Can Affect Your Home's Title

By FirstAm Editor on July 3, 2013

Although the property you just purchased is new to you, it has a history, and sometimes, these histories can include unwanted baggage. During a real estate transaction's closing process, a title search on the property is completed to determine whetherthere are title defects that can have an effect on the purchase. 

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Topics: Title Insurance, Homebuyer and Seller Education

Five Steps To Purchasing Your First Home

By FirstAm Editor on May 23, 2012

There are many reasons why the real estate market may be somewhat appealing to some right now. For the first time since the recession, there has been steady and consistent growth that has investors cautiously optimistic about getting back into the market. With additional government tax incentives for first-time buyers and a significant portion...

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Topics: Title Insurance, Homebuyer and Seller Education, New Home Buying

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